Sarah Wood - Higher Education

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Sarah Wood
Sarah Wood is a staff writer at Diverse: Issues In Higher Education. She previously was a summer reporting intern at Diverse. A recent graduate of Elon University, Sarah earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and international studies.

Tribal Colleges and Universities Provide Support, Affordable Degrees to Native Students

by | November 11, 2019
Attending tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) positively impacts outcomes for many Native A [...] Read more

Virginia Union University Focuses on Increasing Latinx Enrollment

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In partnership with the Virginia Hispanic Chamber (VHC), Virginia Union University (VUU) is loo [...] Read more

West Virginia County to Offer Simultaneous High School and Associate Degree Program

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High school students in a West Virginia county can now choose to start their college education [...] Read more

University of Utah Announced $2.5M Scholarship Program

by | November 8, 2019
To increase the number of students completing their degrees within four years, the University o [...] Read more

Massasoit Community College Joins Boston’s Tuition-Free Community College Plan

by | November 7, 2019
Massasoit Community College will join Boston’s Tuition-Free Community College Plan, which aim [...] Read more

Johns Hopkins University and The Atlantic Host Civic Education Conference

by | November 6, 2019
WASHINGTON– The Atlantic and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute at Johns Hop [...] Read more

University of Utah to Establish Mental Health Institute With $150M Donation

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The University of Utah will establish a new mental health institute after receiving a $150 mill [...] Read more

Research Finds Benefits of Correctional Education Programs on Incarcerated Individuals

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New research highlights the positive impact of rehabilitative and correctional education progra [...] Read more

College of Saint Rose Launches Women’s Leadership Institute

by | November 5, 2019
The College of Saint Rose recently launched the Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI) at the sit [...] Read more

Kweisi Mfume Announces Run for 7th Congressional District Seat in Maryland

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Kweisi Mfume announced plans on Monday to run for the vacant 7th Congressional District Seat in [...] Read more

Boston College Establishes Prison Education Program

by | November 4, 2019
Inmates at the Massachusetts Correctional Institute (MCI) in Shirley, Massachusetts can now app [...] Read more

Many Alabama Institutions Waive Application Fee Nov. 4-8

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This week, as part of College Application Week, Alabama colleges and universities are waiving t [...] Read more

Florida State Fires Head Football Coach

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Florida State University (FSU) announced the termination of head football coach Willie Taggart [...] Read more

Columbia Law School to Host the National Black Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair

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Columbia Law School will host the AccessLex Institute sponsored National Black Pre-Law Conferen [...] Read more

Businessman Receives Prison Time for Role in College Admissions Scandal

by | October 31, 2019
Jeffrey Bizzack, a California businessman, was sentenced to two months in prison for his role i [...] Read more